Dice Tower Network Podcast: Board Game Blitz

Board Game Blitz is a 30-minute-or-less podcast by three ladies with varied and diverse taste in board games, Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal. In each episode, we talk about games we've been playing, games that relate to that week's chosen theme, and explore the etymology of a word related to board games.

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Board Game Blitz Episodes

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Go Away Monster and Catch the Moon. We then talk about our top 5 silly games!

Recent Games: 0:36
Top 5 Silly Games: 6:19
Outro: 33:59
Bloopers: 35:04

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Tragedy Looper and Trapwords. We then talk about ways to make a welcoming game environment, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'welcome.'

Announcements: 0:45
Recent Games: 2:16
Welcoming Game Environment: 14:30
Board Game Etymology - 'Welcome': 28:21
Outro: 29:31
Bloopers: 30:43

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game and Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar. We then talk about comfort games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'familiar.'

Announcements: 0:45
Recent Games: 3:06
Comfort Games: 14:05
Board Game Etymology - 'Familiar': 25:01
Outro: 26:24
Bloopers: 27:37

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In this special episode, Ambie and Crystal recorded together for the first time ever! We talk about our time at BGG.CON.

BGG.CON Recap: 0:28
Outro: 38:53

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Cryptid, Hansa Teutonica, and Illusion. We then talk about our top 10 convention board games.

Announcements: 0:43
Recent Games: 2:30
Top 10 Convention Games: 12:27
Outro: 32:28
Bloopers: 33:33

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Ambie, Crystal, and Cassadi discuss Legacy of Dragonholt, Azul, and Welcome To.... We then talk about board game charities.

Recent Games: 1:29
Board Game Charities: 12:28
Outro: 27:00
Bloopers: 28:05

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Ambie and Crystal discuss The Enigma Emporium Presents: Wish You Were Here and the Stockpile app. We then talk about unique victory conditions, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "unique."

Recent Games: 0:47
Unique Victory: 13:28
Board Game Etymology - 'Unique': 25:58
Outro: 26:51
Bloopers: 28:04

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Gloomhaven and Tiny Epic Zombies. We then talk about teaching board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "teach."

Recent Games: 0:47
Teaching Games: 13:38
Board Game Etymology - 'Teach': 28:54
Outro: 31:33
Bloopers: 32:55

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Villainous and Sprawlopolis. We then talk about board games involving water, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "flood."

Recent Games: 1:00
Watery Games: 13:07
Board Game Etymology - 'Flood': 23:25
Outro: 24:47
No Bloopers: 25:51

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Miraris and Pikoko. We then talk about intellectual property in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "box."

Announcements: 1:13
Recent Games: 1:42
Intellectual Property: 12:36
Board Game Etymology - 'Box': 29:29
Outro: 31:22
Bloopers: 32:26

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